SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE 
                  Interim Subcommittee on Article III Agencies 
                           Thursday, January 29, 1998 
                                    9:00 a.m. 
                         Capitol Extension, Room E1.036 
         Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule  
         11.11, a public hearing of the Senate Interim Finance  
         Subcommittee on Article III Agencies was held on Thursday,  
         January 29, 1998 in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at  
         Austin, Texas.   
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Mike Moncrief, Chair            None 
         Senator J.E. Brown 
         Senator Judith Zaffirini                 
         After standing in recess on January 28, 1998, the committee  
         reconvened at 9:00 a.m. to transact the following business:   
         Chairman Moncrief called on the following witness to provide  
         testimony regarding committee charges and answer questions of  
         the committee: 
              John Howe, M.D., representing the University of Texas  
              Health Science Center - San Antonio, provided oral  
              testimony.  (Written testimony was submitted prior to the  
              committee hearing date.) 
         There being no further business, at 9:30 a.m. Senator Moncrief  
         announced that the Committee would stand recessed subject to  
         the call of the Chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Mike Moncrief, Chair 
         Patricia Hicks, Clerk